Tag: Home Loan Interest

The revised Direct Tax Code (DTC) got approval

On June 15, the revised Direct Tax Code (DTC) was released which has got approval now. This new DTC will be implemented from 2011. The aim of this revision is to simplify the existing income tax laws. There are some changes proposed in the code for the real estate sector too which go as follows: […]

Reddy seeks more aid for real estate

With an aim of reversing the slowdown, Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy has sought an additional package for the real estate sector. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Reddy has stated that “more needs to be done to reverse the slowdown facing the sector”. Suggesting a slew of measures, Reddy has submitted a note […]

Home loan interest cut won’t help flat buyers of mumbai

Home buyers looking for flats on the outer fringes of Mumbai and other cities like Nashik and Pune will benefit the most from the reduction in the interest rates by public sector banks on Monday. Public sector banks announced that home loans up to Rs 5 lakh would be given at a maximum interest rate […]

Why will banks lend more to realtors in times of accelerating slowdown?

Expect the markets to take the Reserve Bank of India‚Äôs (RBI) persuasive moves on Saturday to direct lending to real estate sector with a pound of salt. The simple point being, when current loans are under distress, why will banks lend more to realtors in times of accelerating slowdown? Also, all the measures announced are […]